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Annual Energy Sector Mission in cooperation with the PSLO network of the World Bank
Save the Date - Annual Energy Sector Mission in cooperation with the PSLO network
May 4-7, 2015Washington, D.C.

The Private Sector Liaison Officers (PSLO) Network invites you to mark your calendars for a joint mission focusing on the energy sector opportunities at the International Financial Institutions specifically designed to provide an opportunity for the private sector

The Private Sector Liaison Officers (PSLO) Network invites you to mark your calendars for May 4 – 7, 2015 for a joint mission focusing on the energy sector opportunities at the International Financial Institutions specifically designed to provide an opportunity for the privatesector to:

  • Initiate a dialogue with the project officers responsible for energy sector projects. 
  • Understand the project requirements and constraints; and their level of competitiveness in accessing bank projects and bank-financed projects and programs in the energy sector. 
  • Inform staff of the capabilities and interests of international firms in the
    energy sector.

This mission is designed for:

  • Consulting firms, individual consultants, training institutions and universities.
  • Equipment manufacturers/suppliers.
  • Prospective sponsors of private sector projects.

Please plan on joining us if you wish to:

  • Learn what types of projects the International Financial Institutions are
    financing in the renewable energy and energy efficiency sectors. (If there is interest in the power generation, transmission, oil & gas and mining sectors, they will be included in the program.
  • Identify specific opportunities to market your company’s products and services.
  • Discover how projects are initiated and developed.
  • Find out how your firm can stay in the loop for future projects.
     

REGISTRATION 

Registration deadline is April 24, 2015
Online registration available here

AGENDA

MONDAY, May 04
Welcome Gathering for Mission

Evening : Reception and Networking at Melrose Hotel

TUESDAY, May 05

Program at World Bank Headquarters

1818 H. Street Northwest
Washington, D.C. 20433

Morning :

  • Registration and Breakfast
  • Welcome & Overview of the World Bank Group (IBRD, IDA, IFC)
  • The World Bank priorities for the energy sector
  • The World Bank and the extractive industries

Lunch :

  • Keynote: World Bank Vision for Energy

Afternoon : Break-out Session
Understanding how to do business with the World Bank – Operational and Corporate Procurement

  • Room 1: Extractives/Transmission/Hydro Power
  • Room 2: Renewables/Energy Efficiency/Off-Grid

Evening : Reception Location TBD

WEDNESDAY, May 06

Program at the International Finance Corporation

2121 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20433

Morning :

  • Registration and Breakfast
  • Welcome & Overview of the IFC, a member of the World Bank Group
  • IFC Presentations : The Energy Portfolio - Investment and Asset Management

Program at the Inter-American Development Bank

1300 New York Avenue Northwest
Washington, D.C.

Lunch : Registration & Lunch

Afternoon :

  • Welcome & Overview of the IADB : Speaker: Mr. John P. Ferriter, Office of External Relations
  • IADB’s areas of action and energy projects : Renewable Energy - Energy Efficiency - Energy Integration - Understanding how to do business with the IADB (Procurement)

Evening : Reception @ the Residence of the Austrian Ambassador

Bus shuttle back to and from reception

THURSDAY, May 07

Embassy of SPAIN

2375 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20037

Morning :

  • Registration and Breakfast
  • Overview of the Millennium Challenge Corporation
  • Overview of US Aid

End of program in Washington DC

Optional Program for Thursday Afternoon – Friday: Travel to New York City – United Nations Procurement